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Finish Justifications From Friday. Should the United States be involved in these European conflicts militarily, economically, or diplomatically? How far should the United States go to prevent the USSR from expanding?. The Chinese Revolution. Mao Zedong and Communist V. Nationalists

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Finish justifications from friday

Finish Justifications From Friday

  • Should the United States be involved in these European conflicts militarily, economically, or diplomatically?

  • How far should the United States go to prevent the USSR from expanding?


The chinese revolution

The Chinese Revolution

  • Mao Zedong and Communist V. Nationalists

  • US sends $2 Billion to aid nationalists

  • Nationalists flee to Taiwan

  • US does not recognize new Chinese government


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  • How would a USSR-Chinese communist alliance affect United States containment policy in the Far East?

  • Should the United States have done more to prevent the Fall of the Chinese nationalists? Why or why not?

  • How did the Chinese revolution create new policies in Japan?


The korean war

The Korean War

  • USSR and US troops enter Korea to disarm Japanese

  • Split along 38th Parallel

  • USSR provides military aid to N. Korea

  • Truman sends MacArthur and American troops to Korea


The korean war1

The Korean War

  • Pusan Perimeter

  • Inchon Landing – September 15, 1950

  • China warns to stop advance of UN troops

  • MacArthur calls for total war against China


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  • What similarities do you notice between American diplomatic strategies in Korea and Europe?

  • Do you believe MacArthur was right to call for total war?

  • What led Truman to believe that total war was not the best option?

  • How do Truman’s decisions in Korea compare to the decisions of the Superpowers in our simulation?


Finish justifications from friday

  • Were the motives to contain communism worth a war in Korea?


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